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An elephant rally being taken out on the occasion of the 60th Wildlife Week at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Morigaon district on Sunday. - UB Photos
Scientists behind 'inner GPS' awarded Nobel Prize in medicine
STOCKHOLM, Oct 6 (IANS): Three scientists - John O'Keefe, May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser - have shared the 2014 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine, the Nobel Committee announced Monday. ...

Coal Ministry seeks AG advice on fallout of SC deallocations
NEW DELHI, Oct 6 (IANS): The Coal Ministry has sought the advice of the government's chief legal official on issues arising from the Supreme Court's decision to deallocate coal mines like forfeiture of bank guarantees and title deeds of mines purchas ...

Inner Line Permit system not very successful: Nagaland CM
KOHIMA, Oct 6 (IANS): The Inner Line Permit (ILP) required by outsiders to enter Nagaland and some other northeastern states has not been successful in tackling the influx of migrants or illegal Bangladeshi immigrants, says Chief Minister T.R.Zeliang ...

Flipkart site crashes as orders surge on discount offers
BANGALORE, Oct 6 (IANS): The website of India's largest online e-retailer Flipkart.com Monday crashed within hours of opening for business, as millions of customers logged on to place orders for a plethora of products and brands offered at huge disco ...

Tibet issue should figure in India-China border talks: Dr Sangay
GUWAHATI, Oct 5 – The Tibetan issue should be the core issue of the border talks between India and China, observed the Tibetan Prime Minister in Exile, Dr Lobsang Sangay. He also said that for long-term and sustainable relations between India and Chi ...

3.7 lakh people still affected by State floods
GUWAHATI, Oct 5 – Nearly four lakh people were still reeling under the impact of floods in Assam though the water level was receding in most parts of the State. ...

Id-uz-Zuha today
GUWAHATI, Oct 5 – Id-uz-Zuha, the holy festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated across the country tomorrow. ...

Modi refrains from criticising Shiv Sena
TASGAON (MAHARASHTRA), Oct 5 – Notwithstanding the bitter parting just before the Maharashtra elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said he would “not utter a single word” against the Shiv Sena out of respect for late Bal Thackeray, an appare ...

Human trafficking: State registers 250 cases in last 2 years
GUWAHATI, Oct 5 – Assam has registered over 250 cases of human trafficking in the last two years, while 200 arrests were made in this regard. ...

Gogoi kicks off Clean Assam campaign
GUWAHATI, Oct 5 – Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today wielded the broom to launch an extensive ‘Clean Assam’ campaign in Guwahati city and announced that the Government would constitute a Green Brigade and permanent committees to keep the localities nea ...

SEBI to e-auction assets of ponzi firm
KOLKATA, Oct 5 – Adopting a new strategy to collect funds for repayment to investors, the capital markets regulator, SEBI will conduct an e-auction of land and buildings of a company that had garnered money through so-called ‘chit fund’ schemes, repo ...

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